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  • Dr. Sarah Buydens

    Regional Director of Faculty Development, Vancouver Island
    Office: MSB 126


    In her role as Regional Faculty Development Director, Dr. Buydens is responsible for planning, supporting, developing, implementing and evaluating educational activities to meet the needs of members of the teaching faculty. Through these activities she will promote a culture of teaching and learning amongst the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching faculty on Vancouver Island region.

    In 2017, Sarah Buydens received her Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from the University of Victoria's Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies. She teaches in both the Education and Counselling programs, as well as in the Island Medical Program. Sarah has a private practice where she sees individuals for counselling. Her research interests span both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and include mentorship, non-traditional roles/careers, and the Canadian military, amongst others. Sarah has been a regular contributor to a number of conferences and journals, and enjoys being engaged in the culture of scientific empiricism.